from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A jump in figure skating that is initiated from the outer forward edge of one skate, followed by one and one-half midair turns and a return to the outer backward edge of the other skate.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A jump with one (or more) and a half turns in the air.
After Axel Paulsen (1856-1938), Norwegian figure skater.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after the Norwegian skater Axel R. Paulsen (1885-1939). (Wiktionary)